Hire contractors in Guatemala

Hiring contractors in Guatemala? Rippling can help you onboard and pay Guatemalan contractors in a single system. In just a few clicks, you can localize onboarding, provision IT and app access, and run payroll for your contractors in Guatemala—while staying compliant with local laws. 

Avg Time to Hiring

Less than 5 minutes



Time Zone

GMT-6 (Guatemala City)

Ready to hire a contractor in Guatemala?

Book a 30-minute demo to see how Rippling can help you hire and onboard a contractor in Guatemala in under 90 seconds.

at a glance

Hiring contractors in Guatemala can be a rollercoaster

Taking on Guatemalan contractors can be a difficult process. You need to classify your workers correctly, understand the Guatemalan Labour Code, and select a payment method that works in the country. However, with Rippling, it’s easy to expand your team rapidly and compliantly, whether they’re based in Central America or elsewhere in the world.

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Worry-free Compliance

Avoid misclassifying contractors in Guatemala

Rippling can help you avoid costly misclassification mistakes. Worried that your Guatemalan contractors are misclassified? Try our free classification assessment to find out.

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Support your Guatemalan contractors right out of the box with Rippling

Simplified Onboarding

Onboard contractors in Guatemala in 90 seconds

Rippling makes it easy to onboard Guatemalan contractors. Send out contracts in minutes. In a single onboarding flow, contractors can sign agreements, submit required payroll and KYC information, and even set up their email account or apps—all in a few minutes from their phone.

Global Workforce Management

Seamlessly transition contractors between countries

In the digital nomad era, give your contractors the flexibility to work from anywhere. With Rippling, you can easily transition a contractor from one country to another, without needing to terminate and re-hire them.


Set up and manage your Guatemalan contractors’ IT needs

Give contractors access to apps like Google Workspace and Slack with a few clicks—and remove it just as easily at the end of their contracts. You can increase security by enforcing multi-factor authentication and even set up workflows to automatically alert you of any suspicious login activity.

Contractor Compensation

Easily pay contractors in Guatemala

Process contractor payroll in minutes. Need to pay someone off-cycle for a late invoice? No worries. Contractor payments are tied to invoices and integrated time-tracking, saving you manual data entry in pay runs and creating a papertrail to protect against misclassification risk.